Hovgaard, Isla

Hovgaard, Isla (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Hovgaard, Isla  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 6666
Name ID: 105705

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Fue descubierta y denominada isla Kvogmann, por la Expedición Antártica Alemana que dirigió Eduard Dallmann entre los años 1873-1874, pero el nombre isla Hovgaard, aplicado por la Expedición Antártica Belga al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache en los años 1897-1899 ha llegado a ser el nombre en uso. Isla de 3 millas de largo aproximadamente, situada a 0,5 milla al SW de isla Booth en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. La isla está completamente cubierta de nieve, es casi inaccesible, sus costas están constituidas en su mayor parte por acantilados de hielo.

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Location

Latitude:
65° 08' 00.0" S
- 65.13333°
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Longitude:
64° 06' 00.0" W
- 64.10000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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Related information

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